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Friday, November 16

54th Annual Craft + Design Show, Presented by Altria Group
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

Spend three days shopping at Craft + Design, one of America’s finest contemporary craft shows. On November 16-18, browse the work of more than 150 artists...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
Art Exhibit @ RVA Creative Wellness
RVA Creative Wellness Center

Sabrina Cordovana Co-Founder of RVA Creative Wellness Center Sacred Circles – No Beginning and No End This series was inspired by the symbolism of the...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Free
Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
Richmond Story House

Download the tour and take it on your own time! This hour-long, two-mile audio tour will guide you along the streets of Church Hill and Tobacco Row while...

RVA East End , $
Gallery Show: Hal Horwitz: Our Native Orchids, A Retrospective
Weinstein JCC

Hal Horwitz was a Richmond pediatric dentist who took up photography as a hobby more than thirty years ago, developing a special interest in native orchids....

Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Memories of Everyday Beauty
Richmond Public Library

Solo show of recent paintings by Bart Levy. Opening reception is First Friday.

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018)
The Valentine

Since Christopher Newport’s expedition planted a cross on the banks of the James River in 1607, Richmonders have marked the landscape to reflect their...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
November 2018 Art Exhibits @ Main & First Friday @ Main
Richmond Public Library

November 2018 Art Exhibits The following exhibits will be on display from Friday November 2, 2018, through Tuesday, December 4, 2018: Gellman Room: ...

RVA Downtown , Free
Residue
Reynolds Gallery

This fascinating exhibition from Richmond-based artist Heide Trepanier displays the artist’s work as her relationship with process, materials, and the world...

RVA The Fan , Free
Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection
University of Richmond

Stitching Culture: Chinese Textiles from the Carver Collection on view February 8 through December 9, 2018, in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature,...

RVA West End , Free
Studio Two Three Show at Quirk
Studio Two Three

Quirk and Studio Two Three are delighted to announce their inaugural holiday showcase and group exhibition. Visit The Mezzanine at Quirk Hotel throughout the...

RVA Arts & Cultural District , Free
This Or That Is Here, or There
Reynolds Gallery

This exhibition of new work from Richmond-based artist Leigh Suggs displays her exceptional transformation of simple materials through painting, cutting, and...

RVA The Fan , Free
unVeiled Essence at Elegba Folklore Society
Elegba Folklore Society

Painter, arts educator and percussionist, Orisegun Olomidun opens a new exhibition in Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center on October 5, 2018 entitled,...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , Free
Break Glass: Art by VL Cox
Virginia Holocaust Museum
9am

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America...

RVA Downtown , Free
Intermediate Genealogy Workshop: How to Trace your Virginia Roots
Library of Virginia
9:30am

By popular demand, we're presenting a repeat of this genealogy workshop. Library of Virginia reference archivists Amanda Morrell and Bill Bynum and reference...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $$
Congo Masks: Masterpieces from Central Africa
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
10am

In the vast and culturally diverse Congolese region of Central Africa, masks function as performance objects in rituals, ceremonies, worship, and...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA The Fan , Free, $
Fighting for the Right to Fight
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

New Exhibition opens September 28, 2018 In the years leading up to World War II, racial segregation and discrimination were part of daily life for most...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
For Art's Sake presents: The Tuckahoe Artists Association
For Art’s Sake Gallery, For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

This November the recent works from the artists of The Tuckahoe Artists Association will grace the gallery walls of For Art's Sake! We're so excited to...

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , Free
Fresh Paint: Murals Inspired by the Story of Virginia
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
10am

This unprecedented exhibition brings together original large-scale artwork created by Virginia-based artists with historical objects, books, letters,...

RVA The Fan , $
Mood and Atmosphere in Watercolor with Christopher Wynn
For Art’s Sake Gallery
10am

"The sky in most watercolor landscapes tends to set the mood, atmosphere, and tone for the rest of the painting." - Christopher Wynn Learn to create mood...

Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, RVA West End , $$
My Richmond Art Exhibition
10am

For Darrick Claiborne, a painting begins with a blank canvas or a computer screen. Typically, the paintings are created with acrylic paint on canvas. Darrick...

$
November-December 2018 Exhibits
Crossroads Art Center
10am

Crossroads Art Center exhibits the work of emerging and established mid-Atlantic artists and promotes awareness and understanding of art forms, from crafts...

Henrico , Free
Pandemic: Richmond
10am

May 10, 2018–January 6, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Pandemic: Richmond explores the repeated storms of disease that have swept through the city....

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
Pretty Powerful: Fashion and Virginia Women
10am

April 26, 2018–January 27, 2019 Regular Museum Admission Price Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume, Pretty...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown , $
Sandy Bond Retrospective
10am

Join us at The Branch Museum and see the amazing sculptures of accomplished Architect Sandy Bond. His focus on materials in his architectural projects is...

RVA The Fan , $, Prices Vary
Sarah Spencer White: Makeshift
Randolph Macon College - Flippo Gallery
10am

Randolph-Macon College will host an opening reception for Makeshift an exhibition of ceramic sculptures by Sarah Spencer White on November 4, 2018, from 3 –...

Ashland , Free
Crochet Club
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Meet us every Friday to learn how to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials or just use ours! This class is open to all levels of knowledge and open for...

RVA Northside , Free
Flannel Board Fun
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Flannel board story sets are wonderful tools for storytelling and sparking your child's imagination. Children will have hands-on experience using flannel...

RVA East End , Free
October - November Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works Gallery
12pm

See 6 new exhibits, tour 75 artist studios. The exhibits continue through November 17, 2018. Admission is free and open to the public. Exhibits include: ...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
artspace's 30th Anniversary Biennial Members Exhibition
Artspace
12pm

artspace celebrates 30 years of art and performance with a free and open to the public biennial members’ exhibition

RVA Southside , Free
6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle
Walton Gallery
3pm

6th Annual "Ladies First" Show & Raffle is a group show featuring all females and opened October 13, 2018. This exhibition is made up of all women artists...

Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Dinwiddie
Painted Rocks!
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Come join us as we tap into our creativity and use colorful sharpies or paint pens to transform our rocks into pieces of art! All supplies included....

RVA Southside , Free
S.T.E.A.M. It Up Friday
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

S.T.E.A.M.: Leaves! Can you create a leaf pattern? Does a leaf have symmetry? Ages 4 and older! Sign up by calling or stopping by!

RVA Northside , Free
S.T.E.M. Leaf Sculptures
Richmond Public Library
4:30pm

Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics Join us for S.T.E.M. projects for ages 6-12. This month we will be going on a nature walk and collecting things we...

RVA Southside , Free
"Of secrecy, the violet" Exhibition
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
6pm

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond presents an exhibition of work by New York City-based artist Elissa Levy, titled "Of secrecy, the violet." The show opens...

Free
Amanda Moore - Seminar Series @ RVA Creative Wellness
RVA Creative Wellness Center
6pm

Social Media vs Reality Amanda Moore, who is the president of our RVA Creative Wellness Center Board, will be speaking on social media and how it affects...

RVA Arts & Cultural District, RVA Downtown, RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
November 2018 Artist Reception + Open House
Crossroads Art Center
6pm

Crossroads Art Center exhibits the work of emerging and established mid-Atlantic artists and promotes awareness and understanding of art forms, from crafts...

Henrico , Free
Butchertown Burlesque: At Hardywood
Boom Boom Basics
7pm

Step back in time, begin the beguine, with Butchertown Burlesque at Hardywood!Boom Boom Basics presents a vintage classic burlesque, nightlife experience to...

RVA Northside , $$
InLight Richmond 2018
1708 Gallery
7pm

Organized by 1708 Gallery, InLight Richmond is a FREE, public exhibition of light-based art and performances. Each year, InLight Richmond features...

RVA The Fan , Free
Joshua Lozoff
7pm

Magic, mind-reading, mentalism and mystery! Joshua’s show combines his love for the art of magic, and his fascination with psychology, intuition and other...

Henrico , $$
I'M WITH HER: SARA WATKINS, SARAH JAROSZ, AND AOIFE O'DONOVAN AND FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST THE BROTHER BROTHERS
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

A band of extraordinary chemistry and exquisite musicianship, I’m With Her features Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O’Donovan. Collectively, the...

RVA West End , Prices Vary
THE STORY
Modlin Center for the Arts
7:30pm

By Tracey Scott Wilson Directed by Chuck Mike “…a conscientious and absorbing new drama.” – The New York Times In September of 1980, a talented, young,...

RVA West End , Free
Wrong Chopped
7:30pm

A DOG STUFF production-in-residence at Firehouse Theatre Written by Dixon Cashwell and Levi Meerovich The enfant terribles who brought you One in Four are...

Dark Desert Eagles (feat. Pat Badger of Extreme)
The Tin Pan
8pm

Touched by the passing of Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, Pat Badger (an original member of the multi-platinum rock act Extreme) set out to form the Dark...

Henrico , $$
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Virginia Opera
8pm

Don Giovanni is considered one of the top 10 operas in the world and blends comedy, melodrama and supernatural elements into Mozart’s popular opera. Don...

Livin' Fat by Judi Ann Mason
The Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company
8pm

A light-hearted comedy about a family struggling to make ends meet until one of them accidently finds a bag ofmoney from a bank robbery. Will they return...

RVA Northside , $
Sister Act
Virginia Rep's November Theatre, Virginia Rep's November Theatre
8pm

Based on the 1992 hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg, this musical follows the fallen showgirl, Deloris Van Cartier, as she unexpectedly finds sisterhood and...

Who's Holiday
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

Everyone’s favorite little Who from Whoville ain’t so little anymore! From the cramped quarters of her silver bullet trailer on Mount Crumpit, a very...

RVA Downtown , Prices Vary
PRINT RODEO
Studio Two Three
9pm

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

RVA Northside , Free

Friday, November 16